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Poshan Month 2020: Akshaya Patra, India’s Largest Mid-Day Meal Serving Organisation, Tells NDTV About How They Are Providing Nutrition To Children Amid COVID-19

Poshan Month 2020: Akshaya Patra, India’s Largest Mid-Day Meal Serving Organisation, Tells NDTV About How They Are Providing Nutrition To Children Amid COVID-19
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“With the MDM Scheme in its current form, schools have been the focal points of nutrition delivery for children, especially children from vulnerable communities. Now with the schools closed and uncertainty about the future,” Akshaya Patra CEO, Shridhar Venkat tells NDTV how they are helping children meet their nutritional needs amid the COVID-19 pandemic ...
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Nutrition Week 2020: महिलाओं को जरूर खाने चाहिए ये 6 फूड्स, हमेशा रहेंगे हेल्दी और फिट

Nutrition Week 2020: महिलाओं को जरूर खाने चाहिए ये 6 फूड्स, हमेशा रहेंगे हेल्दी और फिट
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Nutrition Week 2020: महिलाओं की पोषण की आवश्यकता उम्र के साथ बदलती है. यहां कुछ सुपरफूड्स के बारे में एक्सपर्ट के सुझाए हैं कि महिलाओं को अपनी डाइट में किन चीजों को शामिल करना चाहिए. ...
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POSHAN Maah: Nutri-Gardens Adopted To Improve Dietary Diversity And Nutritional Status Of Undernourished Children In Udaipur

Environmentalist in Jammu creates vertical gardens using plastic bottles Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 16 (ANI): In an attempt to reduce environmental pollution using waste management, environmentalist Dr. Nazia Rasool Latifi has begun to create vertical gardens in Jammu using plastic bottles. "Vertical garden not just reduces environmental pollution but also benefits the nature in many ways. The method helps to conserve water as the plants are vertically arranged to ensure minimum wastage of water," Latifi told ANI. She believes that the gardens reduce stress levels and add to the local beauty. "I had attended a seminar following which I got this idea. I love nature and had the passion to do something so I started with this. I made the vertical garden at Government College for Women in Gandhi Nagar were I was teaching. I have also made a vertical garden at Police Public School, the University of Jammu following which many organisations are approaching me," she said. "Drip irrigation is used in the process so that less amount of water is used. Amid COVID-19, when stress is on a healthy environment, I feel that the vertical gardens are a good concept. I also demonstrate the concept to students so that they learn the concept and it can also become a source of income for them," she added. In order to make the concept more attractive, plastic bottles are painted with cartoon figures and other illustrations. Other professors have appreciated the concept and said that this method of gardening would send the message of resource conservation, waste management, and encourage eco-friendly attitudes among the students. Raj Kumar Rampal, a professor said that this concept should not only be restricted to outdoor, but it can also be used inside homes and offices as well for a fresh and healthy environment. "We often stress on giving eco-friendly concepts to our students on how to go green. We also teach them judicious use of things and how to reuse waste to conserve resources and reduce pollution. We pour water on the top plant and it drips its way to the plant placed at the bottom, so water is conserved. It is also cost-efficient," said Rampal. "I appreciate her efforts and idea for making vertical gardens. It is a very important and interesting concept as the lands are decreasing and there is a need to increase greenery. This concept can also be used to grow medicinal plants and for other utility purposes. In view of COVID-19, when patients need more oxygen, if we bring this concept indoors, we can also get sufficient amounts of oxygen," he added. The students have also appreciated the concept and look forward to decorating their college walls with vertical gardens. "As a Botany student, this concept is of much significance to me. Whoever passes by this vertical garden, take a minute to note it which reflects its aesthetic value. Apart from that, it is an eco-friendly concept as we also learn waste management from it. In addition, it also has a recreational benefit. We want to take this concept forward," Aneesa Mattoo, a student said. Another student, Rasool Ahmad, lauds the idea of vertical gardens calling it 'innovative'. "This can also be used indoors. We can see that solid waste is so common, and this method ensures the reduction of plastic waste and reduces threats to the environment," he said.
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National Nutrition Month 2020: With an aim to address malnutrition among children and to encourage consumption of a variety of vegetables and fruits among families in rural areas, the district administration of Udaipur has set up over 1,000 ‘nutri gardens’ already and another 2,000 to be made soon ...
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National Nutrition Week 2020: हर गर्भवती महिला को डाइट से जुड़ी ये 10 बातें जरूर जान लेनी चाहिए

National Nutrition Week 2020: हर गर्भवती महिला को डाइट से जुड़ी ये 10 बातें जरूर जान लेनी चाहिए
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Pregnancy Diet Tips: गर्भवती महिलाओं को हेल्दी और पोषक तत्वों से भरपूर डाइट लेना जरूरी होता है. यहां नेशनल न्यूट्रिशन वीक (National Nutrition Week) के दौरान कुछ प्रेगनेंसी डाइट टिप्स दिए गए हैं, जो गर्भवती महिलाओं को बच्चे की हेल्दी ग्रोथ (Healthy Growth) करने में मदद कर सकते हैं. ...
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Diet For Mental Health: मानसिक स्वास्थ्य को हेल्दी रखने के लिए एक अच्छी डाइट लेना है जरूरी, जानें क्या है कारण!

Diet For Mental Health: मानसिक स्वास्थ्य को हेल्दी रखने के लिए एक अच्छी डाइट लेना है जरूरी, जानें क्या है कारण!
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Mental Health Diet: ऐसे कई कारक हैं जो आपके मानसिक स्वास्थ्य को प्रभावित कर सकते हैं. मरने से लेकर शारीरिक व्यायाम तक, कई कारक महत्वपूर्ण भूमिका निभाते हैं. मानसिक स्वास्थ्य और आपके पेट के स्वास्थ्य के बीच की कड़ी जानने के लिए यहां पढ़ें ...
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Food Rich In Protein, Micronutrients And Hydration Are Key In COVID-19 Recovery, Say Experts

Coronavirus And Nutrition: Food Rich In Protein, Micronutrients And Hydration Are Key In COVID-19 Recovery, Say Experts
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According to experts, a protein-rich diet can help repair the damaged body tissues and muscle loss due to the COVID-19 infection ...
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National Nutrition Month: Can India Piggy Bank On Food Fortification To Achieve The Goal Of POSHAN Abhiyaan?

National Nutrition Month: Can India Piggy Bank On Food Fortification To Achieve The Goal Of POSHAN Abhiyaan?
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National Nutrition Month 2020: Food fortification is considered one of the best ways to add micronutrients in staple food items without changing its taste, aroma or texture ...
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How Has COVID-19 Impacted The Nutritional Status Of India’s Children? An On-Ground Report From Non-Profit Organisation CRY

How Has COVID-19 Impacted The Nutritional Status Of India’s Children? An On-Ground Report From Non-Profit Organisation CRY
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The non-profit organisation, Child’s Rights and You (CRY) shares some on-ground stories of how underprivileged families are struggling with the double whammy of COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on malnutrition  ...
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Punjab Chief Minister Launches State-Wide Smart Ration Card Scheme To Cover 1.41 Crore Beneficiaries Under National Food Security Act

Punjab Chief Minister Launches State-Wide Smart Ration Card Scheme To Cover 1.41 Crore Beneficiaries Under National Food Security Act
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According to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Smart Ration Card empowers the beneficiary to get his entitled quota of foodgrains from any Ration Depot in the State of Punjab ...
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India One Of The Countries That Account For Two-Thirds Of Deaths Linked To Trans Fat Intake; Must Act Now: Warns WHO

India One Of The Countries That Account For Two-Thirds Of Deaths Linked To Trans Fat Intake; Must Act Now: Warns WHO
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Consumption of industrially produced trans fats are estimated to cause around 500,000 deaths per year due to coronary heart disease across the globe, as per a new WHO report  ...
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National Nutrition Month: Benefits Of Eating Locally Produced Nutritious Foods At Complementary Feeding Stage

National Nutrition Month: Benefits Of Eating Locally Produced Nutritious Foods At Complementary Feeding Stage
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National Nutrition Month 2020 India: Locally grown foods are harvested when they are ripe which adds to its acceptability due to its flavour, taste, color and consistency. Thus, they are acceptable to children as complementary foods, says Dr Ketan Bharadva ...
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Experts Recommend Early Breastfeeding Initiation, Awareness At Panchayat Level To Fight Malnutrition

Experts Recommend Early Breastfeeding Initiation, Awareness At Panchayat Level To Fight Malnutrition
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Nutrition experts say in addition to the measures being undertaken by the government during Poshan Maah, the focus must also be on breastfeeding, awareness on nutrition at the panchayat level and promoting use of safe nutrient rich foods ...
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